NEW YORK CITY -- Eight-time champion Bernard Lagat and defending champion Mary Cainwill star in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile at the 108th NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, Feb. 14, it was announced Monday
The NYRR Millrose Games, part of the USATF Championship Series, will be presented live on NBCSN from 6-8 p.m. ET, featuring the NYRR Wanamaker Miles, the girls’ NYRR Fastest Kid on the Block, and more. Fans can also catch the excitement on the live webcast all day beginning at 2 p.m. EST onUSATF.tv.
Lagat will chase his ninth event victory and the masters indoor world record of 3:58.15 against defending champion Will Leerand 2012 champion Matthew Centrowitz. Cain, racing in front of her hometown crowd, will face three of her teammates—Shannon Rowbury, Treniere Moser, and Jordan Hasay—in an attempt to become the first woman since 2009 to win back-to-back NYRR Millrose Games titles at the distance.